List of Days Celebrated in Pakistan

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List of days celebrated in Pakistan is very long because Pakistan is a land of diversity with diverse culture and livings . There are many important days and festivals celebrated in Pakistan.

National Days,Holidays and Festivals of Pakistan are celebrated and observed to welcome some of the days or events like Quaid’s Day and Labour days are celebrated and observed according to the Gregorian or English calendar. While Religious festival days and months like Eids, Muharam and Ramadan are celebrated according to lunar or Islamic calendar.

Celebrations of Festival
Celebrations of Festival

National Days, Holidays  and Festivals are observed and celebrated with devotion in Pakistan.

List of days celebrated in Pakistan is as under:
Name Date Day Type
New Year’s Day 1 Jan Tue Optional Holiday
January 1 Bank Holiday 1 Jan Tue Bank Holiday
Kashmir Day 5 Feb Tue Public Holiday
Basant 10 Feb Sun Optional Holiday
Nauroz 20 March Fri Optional Holiday
Holi 21 March Thur Optional Holiday
Pakistan Day 23 March Sat Public Holiday
Shab-e-Meraj 3 April Wed Optional Holiday
Shab-e-Barat 20 April Sat Optional Holiday
Easter Sunday 21 April Sun Optional Holiday
Easter Monday 22 April Mon Optional Holiday
Labour Day 1 May Wed Public Holiday
First Day of Ramadan 6 May Mon Observance
May 7 Bank Holiday 7 May Tue Bank Holiday
First Day of Eid-ul-Fitr 5 June Wed Public Holiday
Second Day of Eid-ul-Fitr 6 June Thur Public Holiday
Third Day of Eid-ul-Fitr 7 June Fri Public Holiday
Summer Solstice 21 Jun Fri Season
July 1 Bank Holiday 1 July Mon Bank Holiday
First Day of Eid-ul-Adha 12 Aug Mon Public Holiday
Second Day of Eid-ul-Adha 13 Aug Tue Public Holiday
Third Day of Eid-ul-Adha 14 Aug Wed Public Holiday
Independence Day 14 Aug Wed Public Holiday
Defence Day 6 Sep Fri Observance
Air Force Day 7 Sep Sat Observance
Ashura 9-10 Sep Mon, Tue Public Holiday
Diwali/Deepavali 27 Oct Sun Optional Holiday
Iqbal Day 9 Nov Sat Observance
Eid Milad un-Nabi 10 Nov Sun Public Holiday
Winter Solstice 22 Dec Sun Season
Christmas Eve 24 Dec Tue Observance
Christmas Day 25 Dec 25 Dec Public Holiday
Quaid-e-Azam Day 25 Dec 25 Dec Public Holiday
New Year’s Eve 31 Dec Tue Observance

As Pakistan is a Muslim country 97% of the population living in Pakistan is Muslim. Only 3% of population is comprised on Hindus, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parses etc. so in Pakistan religious festivals of other religions are also celebrated by their followers. Which are Christmas, Holi, Diwali etc.

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Hi! I am Arfa Farheen a teacher and an event blogger. I have done Master in Geography and Education. From the very beginning I was fond of celebrating important events, festivals and days around the world. I was eager to know the interesting facts about that, so now I decided to write all those things in my blog so that you can also know about the interesting facts, history and reality of that events. My blog is based on specific events, holidays, festivals, or any sort of national, international, cultural, religious, seasonal or popular event. I will show you people not only about the realities of such events but also how to celebrate and enjoy it. I always welcome your precious feedbacks. If you want to give any suggestion or have any query about my blog feel free to mail me at: javaria.mir@yahoo.com Stay connected Thank you for reading Arfa Farheen

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